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Ashes (Weerasethakul, 2012)

On Mubi, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s latest film, a 20 min short called Ashes is available to watch for free: Ashes – Movie info: cast, reviews, trailer on mubi.com. I just watched it and I don’t know what to think. I hated … Continue reading

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Pickpocket (Bresson, 1959)

The first Bressonian film in this retrospective is Pickpocket (1959). It tells the story of an unemployed, but clever man, who is drawn to the life of the pickpocket. Though he does not seem the criminal-type, nor does he truly … Continue reading

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Robert Bresson Retrospective

The Pacific Cinémathèque is kicking off a Bresson retrospective. Though my work schedule gets in the way, I will try to see all 13 films — 5 of which I have previously seen. Those showings which I cannot possibly make, … Continue reading

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L’argent (Bresson, 1983)

Watched this one a few months ago, but the subtitles were so poor that I had trouble following it. After downloading .srt and .sub/.idx films from everywhere, all of which were incorrect, I ultimately gave-up. Recently, it came to my … Continue reading

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Film As Art: Moments In Time

Article written for The Parallax, a film journal based in Vancouver, BC. *** Has film ever made you feel suspended in time? Felt a moment that seemed to transcend how time is normally experienced? It seems that one’s state of … Continue reading

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